Licentiam Meets with Cuban Ambassador in Chicago Office
Chicago, IL –Licentiam President Mark Vargas met with Cuban Ambassador to the United States Jose Cabanas on Monday during the Ambassador’s 2-day visit to Chicago. The Ambassador was in town to meet with local business and political leaders to promote business opportunities in Cuba.
“I was honored to brief the Ambassador on our next generation RegTech platform to expedite physician licensing,” said Licentiam’s Mark Vargas. “I look forward to continuing our dialogue with the Ambassador and his team to improve health outcomes and patient safety both here in the United States and in Cuba.”
Licentiam is one of 12 companies recently named to Chicago 1871’s first Hispanic tech startup accelerator program in collaboration with the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. As part of the 12-week program, the tech companies will be provided educational programming, resources, technological support and guidance toward raising funding.
About the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC)
The Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) is the leading Hispanic business, networking, advocacy and development organization in the state of Illinois. IHCC empowers entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. We are a community of business owners, entrepreneurs and professionals committed to empowering individuals through economic growth. With decades of combined business experience, IHCC engages entrepreneurs through community advocacy, networking, and innovative one-on-one training designed to help them be leaders and agents of change in today’s world. We contribute to the financial strength of the economy by helping businesses create jobs, increase their revenue and be more profitable. For more info visit www.ihccbusiness.net.
1871 is the home of almost 500 early-stage, high-growth digital startups. Located in The Merchandise Mart, this 130,000 square foot facility is also the headquarters of nationally recognized accelerators Techstars Chicago and the Good Food Business Accelerator; impact investing fund Impact Engine; half a dozen industry-specific incubators in key areas such as real estate, education technology, food and financial technology; several emerging tech talent schools (Fullstack Academy, Actualize, Future Founders, Designation and Evolve Security Academy), and the state’s leading technology advocate, the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition. It is the second home to Chicago-based VCs, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, MATH Venture Partners, Hyde Park Angels, OCA Ventures, OurCrowd and Chicago Ventures, as well as satellite offices for DePaul University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois, University of Chicago, Loyola University Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and DeVry. 1871 has fast become recognized as the hub for the city’s entrepreneurial/technology ecosystem and has been featured in Inc. Magazine, TechCrunch, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and Crain’s Chicago Business among other top media. 1871 is the flagship project of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center.